Telly actress Ankita Lokhande who rose to fame with Pavitra Rishta is all set to make her Bollywood debut in Sanjay Dutt starrer film ‘Malang’. Yes, you read that right! According to sources, it is said that the 32-year-old actress will play the character of a cop in the movie. A source was quoted by Mid Day saying, “It appears her long wait to break into Bollywood has now ended. She will be seen playing a cop in Malang.” But the buzz says that Ankita might have signed her first Bollywood movie with the veteran actor Sanjay Dutt.
The movie Malang is rumoured to be a love story and is directed by Aarambh Singh in collaboration with Bhushan Kumar-led T-Series, Sandeep Singh and Omung Kumar. But till date, there is no official statement issued about the same yet by Ankita or Sanjay Dutt. Ankita who hasn’t been seen on small screen since a long time now is all set to make her debut on the silver screen. The film will be shot in Varanasi and is expected to go on floors by the end of this year.
Actor Sanjay Dutt spoke about the working experience with the newcomer director Aarambh and was quoted by the news agency saying, “I have always believed in the passion of newcomers and fresh talent. I observed Aarambhh since he was the assisting Omung during ‘Bhoomi’. When he narrated ‘Malang’ to me, I looked at Sandeep and said I am hooked. The layering of my character and the plot, the setting of Varanasi has me most excited about this project.”
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Sushant Singh Rajput’s ex-girlfriend Ankita is trying her level best to make her way into Bollywood since a long time back. Earlier it was said that the telly actress was making her debut in Farah Khan’s Happy New Year alongside Shah Rukh Khan, but the project slipped from her hands. And later on there was buzz that Ankita will be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Padmavati opposite Ranveer Singh, but nothing was materialised. Ankita has a huge fan following and audineces appreciate her for her exceptional performance on-screen.
Ankita who made her debut in the telly industry with Pavitra Rishta in 2009 and Ekta Kapoor’s drama show competed eight years today. The actress was seen celebrating the success of Pavitra Rishta show on Twitter. After Pavitra Rishta, the diva was even seen on reality shows including, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa and Comedy Circus.
Ankita’s Insta pictures are a proof that the diva is absolutely ready for her Bollywood debut. Well, it will be exciting and we are looking forward to Ankita’s upcoming film Malang. What do you think? Are you excited about Ankita’s debut? Do let us know in the comments section below.